About The Brandeis Center

The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law is an independent, unaffiliated, nonprofit corporation established to advance the civil and human rights of the Jewish people and promote justice for all. LDB conducts research, education, and advocacy to combat the resurgence of anti-Semitism on college and university campuses. Read More.


LDB was founded in 2011 by Kenneth L. Marcus, former Staff Director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and author of Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for overall governance of the Center including policy direction and general oversight.

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Academic Advisory Board

LDB’s research function is supported by an Academic Advisory Board composed of leading scholars from around the world. Hon. Irwin Cotler, the former Minister of Justice of Canada, serves as honorary chair of the Board.

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Legal Advisory Board

LDB’s legal advocacy is strengthened by an advisory board consisting of leading litigators and corporate attorneys from around the United States.

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What Others Are Saying

LDB and its President have received early praise from a number of important commentators and media sources.

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Our Namesake

Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, a legendary litigator, a renowned scholar, and a man of great integrity.

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